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System Number: 06902
Date: 23 November [1877][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: [none]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W891
Document Type: ADS

Nov. 23.

[butterfly signature]

Potage[2] aux huitres
  Sôle frite -
    Boeuf braisé [ane?]
       Pigeons rotis -
           Mince Pies
	         Poires en compote

Café -

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1.  23 November [1877]
The date, suggested by writing and butterfly signature, is confirmed by JW's purchases of oysters and sole from John S. Charles (fl. 1876-1887), fishmonger in Pimlico, London [more], on 23 November 1877 (#08849).

2.  Potage
The menu, written in French, consisted of oyster soup, fried sole, braised beef, roast pigeons, mince pies, stewed pears and coffee.